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Sony XBR-75X900E

75" Smart LED 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR (2017 model)

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Basic, bare-bones 4K TVs are now amazingly cheap. But if you want a picture that will consistently wow you, no matter what source you're using, invest in a premium 4K model like the Sony XBR-75X900E. Thanks to Sony's unsurpassed video processing technology, along with a boost in peak brightness capability, this TV delivers a vibrant, lifelike picture, especially with HDR (High Dynamic Range) content.

XBR-75X900F (2018 model) vs. XBR-75X900E (2017 model)

New features for 2018:
  • 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme has 40% more image processing power
  • more precise full-array LED backlight with local dimming
  • X-Motion Clarity clears up motion blur without reducing brightness
  • lacks component video input
  • lacks RVU tuner — not DIRECTV 4K ready
Sony XBR-75X900E

Premium picture quality and design

Basic, bare-bones 4K TVs are now amazingly cheap. But if you want a picture that will consistently wow you, no matter what source you're using, invest in a premium 4K model like the Sony XBR-75X900E. Thanks to Sony's unsurpassed video processing technology, along with a boost in peak brightness capability, this TV delivers a vibrant, lifelike picture, especially with HDR (High Dynamic Range) content.

Wide-open color, clarity and contrast

What 4K does for picture detail, HDR does for contrast and color. Before HDR, video standards were based on old-school tube TVs with low brightness capabilities. By comparison, HDR-equipped TVs like the XBR-75X900E can display much greater contrast and a wider color spectrum. The combination makes pictures pop like you've never seen before.

The XBR-75X900E's full-array LED backlight produces accurate, localized lighting across the entire screen. By dimming some areas of the screen and boosting others, Sony's X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ technology produces a brightness range that's about 5 times wider than what we've been used to with conventional LED-backlit TVs. And Sony's Motionflow™ XR 960 with 120Hz refresh rate is still one of the best blur-reduction technologies around.

Ready for 4K and HDR content

The XBR-75X900E is a great way to enjoy the HDR picture enhancements available from 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players and discs. And it will effortlessly display the streamed 4K/HDR movies and TV series available from Netflix®, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, and more.

A lot of people aren't aware that you don't need 4K content to enjoy a terrific picture on a Sony 4K TV. Based on ten years' experience upscaling movies to 4K in movie theaters around the world, Sony has developed a processor so advanced it can upscale HD content to near-4K quality. This 4K X-Reality™ Pro chip visibly improves detail and color on all your sources.

A smart home begins with a smart TV

The XBR-75X900E's built-in Android operating system lets you easily log in to your Google ID to access a huge collection of apps, games and content from Google Play. Use the Google Cast feature (now called Chromecast built-in) to stream movies, pictures, and TV shows from your iOS or Android-based phone, or from a laptop. The remote has a built-in microphone that makes it easy to search for a particular movie or actor just by saying the name.

Unsure if your network can handle demanding tasks like 4K streaming? Check out our wireless router buying guide. If you haven't upgraded your hardware in the last few years, a new router will offer big improvements in range and speed.

Use the Sanus MountFinder™ to see a list of wall-mounts that work with your specific TV.

Product Highlights:

    • 74.5" screen (measured diagonally)
    • Ultra High Definition TV with 4K screen resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels)
    • Motionflow™ XR 960 blur reduction (120Hz refresh rate)
    • High Dynamic Range (HDR 10 and HLG) for extended picture contrast and brightness when viewing HDR content from connected sources or streamed from the TV's built-in apps
    • full-array direct LED backlight with local dimming for very good picture contrast and black levels
    • X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ delivers 5X the brightness range of conventional LCD TVs
    • 4K HDR Processor X1™ engine and 4K X-Reality™ PRO upscaler ensure the cleanest, clearest picture for all video sources
    • HDR Remaster improves color and contrast for SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) content
    • TRILUMINOS™ Display technology for a wider color range
    • 10-bit panel can display over one billion colors
    Video Source Compatibility:
    • watch streamed 4K video sources like Netflix®, Amazon Instant Video, and YouTube (requires Internet speed of at least 20Mbps)
    • DIRECTV 4K Ready — DIRECTV subscribers with the Genie Whole-Home HD DVR can enjoy 4K service and full DVR features without an additional receiver
    • tuner receives over-the-air HDTV broadcasts (antenna required)
    • Clear QAM tuner decodes unencrypted digital cable signals up to 1080i without a set-top box (subscription required to receive cable channels)
    Smart TV Features:
    • Android TV™ with Chromecast Built-in lets you cast your favorite entertainment apps and video content from your Android™ or iOS® device, or laptop
    • dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi® provides fast, reliable wireless streaming
    • Netflix Recommended TV — offers a unique feature set that makes Netflix even easier to use and enjoy
    • video and music streaming from a DLNA-compatible Windows® PC
    • mobile-to-TV wireless mirroring with Miracast™ enabled phones and tablets
    • free downloadable apps for iOS® and Android™ let you use a compatible smartphone or tablet as a remote control
    • 4 HDMI 2.0a
      • all inputs are HDCP 2.2 compatible for connecting to 4K video sources
      • to view the highest-quality 4K and HDR content from connected sources, use the TV's HDMI 2 or 3 inputs, and a compatible high-bandwidth HDMI cable
    • 1 component video (selectable component/composite)
    • 1 composite video (3.5mm A/V minijack — adapter cable required)
    • RF input for antenna/cable signals
    • optical digital audio output (can pass Dolby® Digital/DTS multichannel or 2-channel audio from connected sources)
    • stereo minijack headphone output — can also be connected to a sound bar or other audio system
    • Ethernet port for a fast, reliable wired network connection
    • 3 USB inputs for connecting a thumb drive or other device
    General Features:
    • built-in down-firing speakers (10 watts x 2)
    • Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming to a compatible speaker or set of headphones
    • Voice Remote with built-in microphone
    • supports voice control of compatible apps:
    • detachable pedestal stand ("footprint" is 19-7/8"W x 11-3/4"D)
    • wall-mountable (bracket not included)
    • 66"W x 37-7/8"H x 2-5/8"D (40-1/4"H x 11-3/4"D on stand)
    • weight: 77.1 lbs. with stand; 73.2 lbs. without stand
    • warranty: 1 year parts & labor — in-home service or pick-up for service
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

    What's in the Box:

    • 75" LED-LCD TV
    • 2 Pedestal feet
    • Pedestal feet cover
    • Remote control (RMF-TX200U)
    • 2 "AAA" batteries
    • Dual IR blaster
    • Four M5 x 12mm screws (lock & flat washers)
    • Four M4 x 6mm screws
    • 2 Wire-ties
    • Reference Guide (En/Fr)
    • Setup Guide
    • Stand Assembly diagram
    • "How To Perform Software Update" instructions
    • "Child Safety" note
    • Safety & Regulatory Booklet
    • End User License Agreement
    • "Attention" note
    • Warranty Information
    • How To Unpack TV instructions
    • PlayStation Vue brochure

    Great TV. Amazing sharpness. Looking forward to many years of use.

    Aaron, Plano, TX

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    Sony XBR-75X900E Reviews

    Average Customer Review(s):

    (55 Reviews)

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    Anonymous from Mooreland, IN on 5/17/2018

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    Amazing picture with vivid colors and deep blacks! Setup was extremely easy syncing with my android phone. Hooking up my satellite box, a/v receiver, DVD player and PS4 was straight-forward. The volume can be controlled by either the Sony, satellite or a/v receiver remotes. The sound straight from the television is pretty good considering it is coming from the back. The highs and lows are incredible when its hooked up to my receiver. The voice input on the remote control is a nice feature. Great for searching for yahoo videos, restaurants, etc. A great television overall! Delivery time was three days. The television and the packaging arrived in perfect condition. Thanks Crutchfield for carrying such a great television!



    Great Picture!

    Aaron from Plano, TX on 5/15/2018

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    Great TV. Amazing sharpness. Looking forward to many years of use.



    Best value for size and performance. Get this!!!

    Eric from San Francisco, CA on 5/15/2018

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    This tv is very very good considering the price point. I looked at the newer 900f version and its actually costs more. I did a comparison on both TV's and the only thing I can notice is the 900f has a wider viewing angle compared to the 900e model. The picture looks about the same in terms of lighting, sharpness and clarity. Also the specs on the 900f version says it's 40% more or better. I hooked my ps4 and xbox1x and it's pretty darn good too, not too much input lag. The picture has fluid like motion and very deep blacks. If your considering buying a tv this large through Crutchfield I would suggest spending extra time once it hits the ups delivery end to call and have them put a note to inspect the tv before delivering for and holes and damage on the box. Most issues with large TV's is because of how they are handled during shipping. I would advise on getting a square trade warranty for 4 years because as well. A big box local retailer offers a similar warranty for about this tv size. THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST TV'S YOU CAN GET FOR FOR THE PRICE. I did my research. I just got the tv so I will post a follow up review in the next few months for reliability, issues stuff like that.

    Pros: Outstanding picture, deep oled like blacks, fluid like motion and good to very good video game input lag.

    Cons: Narrow viewing angle

    Purchase of Sonyxbr75x900e

    Robert from Baytown, TX on 5/15/2018

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    Great shipping time. When calibrated this is an awesome tv. Colors pop out with great detail and sharpness. Easy unpacking and set up.

    Pros: Awesome picture. Very bright with great black levels.

    Cons: Like most led tv's, could have better sound , but that's how they keep them thin.

    This TV is all that I was looking for.

    Dwayne from Island Falls, ME on 5/13/2018

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    This TV is all that I was looking for. After adjusting the settings I am very pleased. I still have a lot to learn about this tv, but to me the most important thing is the picture quality and that's great.

    Pros: Picture after adjusting to my liking.

    Cons: A little pricey.

    Fantastic picture with Android OS

    David from Gurnee, IL on 5/12/2018

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    The picture on this TV is incredible. I am constantly amazed at how good it looks. It has so many options with the Android operating system that I am now completely cable free. That is unless you count the power and network cable but those are easy to hide behind a TV this large. If you have DirecTV it appears as if the cable from the dish hooks directly to the TV. I cannot express how pleased I am with this Sony TV and Crutchfield is incredible too. I had a few dark spots on the screen along the bottom edge and Crutchfield sent out a replacement within days. I have found myself upgrading TV's every 3 or 4 years for some time now but I think this Sony should make upgrading unnecessary within that time frame. Boo Yah!

    Pros: Picture is outstanding. Android OS allows for many options to the menu.

    Cons: Glare on the screen

    Terrific television

    ernie from Fallbrook, CA on 5/11/2018

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    Great television. This is our second Sony large screen tv. I will never ceased to be amazed at the customer service provided by Crutchfield. The tv arrived a day earlier than originally expected and was easy to set up.

    Pros: Great picture

    Cons: None

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    Anonymous from Lebanon, PA on 5/5/2018

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    Great help from the Crutchfield sales team. We love the tv. I was between the 65" and 75". Glad I chose the larger size.



    Sony XBR-75X900E

    Ronald from Fowler, OH on 4/17/2018

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    Wonderful amazing high speed (no motion blur) picture. I had an issue with this TV that actually may have been caused from how the TV was handled during the mounting process (be careful and follow the instructions well). However, I can not say enough about Crutchfield. I have made several purchases from Crutchfield while slowly building a Dolby Atmos home theater system. Throughout the process they have answered several questions, given advice and recommendations, and never made me feel as though I was a bother. You can certainly tell that they love what they do, and they were eager to share their knowledge. Regarding the TV, they never interrogated me or made me feel in anyway as though I was negligent. In fact, they took care of everything on the Saturday before Easter. I never played for shipping at any time, and the new tv was delivered, and the other tv was picked up quickly and without issue. What a great company. I will never purchase big ticket items from anywhere else but Crutchfield. What a great crew and what a great company. Thank you.

    Pros: So pure and clear, even up close. Bright, clean and fast. Great access to apps and fast response with Ethernet connection.

    Cons: Could use a better manual

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    Surendra from Kissimmee, FL on 4/7/2018

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    Nice efficient professional service. No hassles at all from the moment I placed the order. TV is awesome. Need to play around little bit to get the best picture.



    Great TV!

    Mark from Inver Grove, MN on 4/6/2018

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    Great TV and great deal! Perfect in my home theater.

    Pros: It is huge Great picture Fairly slim

    Cons: None

    Customer Service is A+++++

    Chris from Plainfield, IL on 4/2/2018

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    Great picture and great customer service. Crutchfield went above and beyond to help me out. Thank you Crutchfield.



    Broken Out of the Box

    J from Washington, DC on 4/1/2018

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    My television arrived broken out of the box. It is unusable as there is a hardware defect. I now need to wait to go through the Sony product replacement program. I am very disappointed in this product and my experience.

    Pros: None

    Cons: Broken out of the box. Television unusable due to hardware defect. Very disappointed in first Sony Bravia TV.

    Crutchfield response on 4/2/2018 J. contacted our Customer Support team and they are currently working to resolve the issue. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.

    75 X900E WOW

    Anonymous from Apopka, FL on 3/25/2018

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    Wow I love this TV !!!! I bought a Samsung MU3000 its was nice but the TV was edge lit. So when there was a black screen and then a bright color would show on the screen, you would see the black turn lighter from the bottom of the screen all the way to the top. They call it blooming. This Sony TV is NOT edge lit and the colors are amazing!!! Blacks are REALLY black (Almost like OLED). If you can afford this tv the GET IT!!!

    Pros: Beautiful picture and color and great blacks.

    Cons: Need a more updated remote control

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    Tim from MINNESOTA on 3/15/2018

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    After reviewing several reviews I I finally decided to go with Sony they seem to have the best processing hardware.i have owned this TV for a couple of weeks now it's amazing picture quality.only one thing that is not really useful is the Android running in the background pretty much useless.other than that awesome TV.

    Pros: Awesome TV

    Cons: Android running in the background

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    Anonymous from Timberville, VA on 3/13/2018

    This TV is great. I'm very happy with it.



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    Rig from Cibolo, TX on 3/11/2018

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    Awesome picture, Great quality, good value. Very happy!

    Pros: Stunning picture!

    Cons: Weight?

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    Anonymous from Fishkill, NY on 3/4/2018

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    Crutchfield team was great with their recommendations support and help with install and configuration . My 75 in. 900e is Awesome. Design is beautiful. Controller and set up is clear simple and easy. I would absolutely recommend this tv



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    Anonymous from Peoria, AZ on 2/23/2018

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    Great picture. No issues at all



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    Anonymous from Shelby Twp, MI on 2/18/2018

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    My first choice was the new OLED TV. Than I decided to go with the size and bought Sony XBR-75X900E. Couldn't be more happy. Every time I turn it on I can not believe how clear and beautiful is the picture.



    Great Picture

    Joseph from Massapequa Pk, NY on 2/6/2018

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    Extremely easy set up takes just a few minutes. Picture requires tuning out of the box but this is relatively easy to complete. Crystal clear picture on wide 75 inch screen. Love Netflix and Google buttons right on the Remote. Sound is OK right out of the box. Although I did purchase a Sony sound bar with the TV I haven't yet installed it. I plan to this weekend though and will add to the review afterward. Extremely happy with this purchase. Only a few days since set up though. Also will say Crutchfield is awesome to work with. Very helpful rep on the phone and delivery was quick.

    Pros: Easy Setup, Crystal clear picture

    Cons: a bit pricey but great picture quality makes it easier to justify

    Spectacular picture!

    Joseph from Flanders, NJ on 2/6/2018

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    This TV is amazing! Setup was simple tied to my new Onkyo receiver and 7.1 system. Went through the setup and utilized settings recommended online with some personal tweaks. My last XBR lasted over 8 years; though the difference in the picture now is astounding. Watching some 4K from Netflix is awesome. The pricepoint was perfect. Crutchfield service as always is top notch. Thanks for your help!

    Pros: Picture, Size, Price, Setup, Tie in with Alexa...

    Cons: none so far.

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    Russell from Steger il on 2/5/2018

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    For the money the sony 900e has the best picture in the led set! Very nice tv. I made the right choice!



    Best TV ever

    Double D from Saint Augustine, FL on 2/4/2018

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    Awesome tv. Fantastic picture. Better than a movie theater! Only complaint is setup instruction could be better.

    Pros: Fantastic picture. Great sound thru Sony soundbar

    Cons: Set up instructions esp to pair remote can use improvement

    Amazing picture!

    Keith from Fairport, NY on 2/3/2018

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    Amazing clarity and depth to the picture. The black levels are amazing for a tv in this price range. Gaming on it has been fantastic. Would highly recommend to anyone currently in the market for a large display that won't break the bank.

    Pros: Color, black levels, size, brightness

    Cons: None

    Better than Plasma

    James from Mt Pleasant, MI on 1/30/2018

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    This is my first "big" non plasma TV purchase. Always been a plasma fan and didn't think it could get any better than a plasma TV. All I can say is "WOW"!Awesome TV. I researched 4k TV's for 6 months and my research always came back to the Sony 75X900E. Let me tell you, the picture is absolutely fantastic! Take the time to play with the calibration and you will be rewarded with rich vibrant colors and deep blacks. The price drop made this purchase a "no brainer". Crutchfield made the delivery process as easy as possible. UPS called me and I told them I would be home after 4PM and they showed up to my house at 4:30PM. Been buying from Crutchfield since the 80's and every purchase has been smooth and hassle free. Thanks Crutchfield!!



    No OLED burn in with nearly as good picture.

    Average Joe from North Branford, CT on 1/28/2018

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    Replaced a 6 year old Sharp 70" 3D edge lit set with this Sony from Crutchfield. FALD X900E picture beats the snot out of the old set, it is much brighter with jet blacks and no edge bleed. Netflix works reliably on WiFi, the Sharp not so much. Fed with a regular Comcast HD cable box the picture on regular TV and on demand looks great, bright, colorful and clear. A consideration for me was a reasonable stand foot print, not the god awful spindly legs at the extreme ends of the case many of the sets have now (even the next version of this set!). It was delivered in 4 days to CT from VA, 1 day delay due to snow. Easy to unpack and assemble with two people. Uses ~300 watts with an old Bose 3-2-1 audio system.

    Pros: No switching power supply "brick" like 49, 55 and 65". Thin bezel. Great stand, assembly does not require placing the set on it's face.

    Cons: Native speakers weak but aren't they all.

    Will not be disappointed!

    Victor from Hollywood, FL on 1/27/2018

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    Did research to get the best bang for my buck. For me the Sony XBR-75X900E was it. Was hesitant on spending same amount of money for a 65 inch OLED due to image retention concerns. Also could get a much bigger TV for relatively minor price difference using proven technology. I have not been disappointed. I have had this TV for about 1 month now, I very pleased seeing movies, sports and general viewing. I was originally concerned about motion blur due to 120 Hz on such a big screen but, whatever Sony has done, I do not perceive any motion blur and very happy with fast moving scenes. All I can ask for now is that it continues to perform as it is doing now, for many years and I will be thrilled to death. I would highly recommend this TV to anyone that wants awesome pictures with unbelievable clarity. I also invested in a great audio system. Now every movie is like seeing it at the theater.

    Pros: Price for size of screen. Excellent picture clarity. No perceivable motion blur for such a large screen. Easy to set up. Small frame around TV is aesthetically pleasing.

    Cons: Do not think the Audio is sufficient for getting the most out of this TV. But I knew that when I purchased it since, many of the reviews pointed this out. Seems you can get more powerful speakers with more apps, if you buy a different model of this TV. My personal opinion, invest in a good set of surround speakers and a high quality audio receiver. Audio was not the main driver for purchasing this TV.

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    Sam from Garner, NC on 1/21/2018

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    I cannot imagine anyone not liking this awesome picture quality. Upgraded from an LG 55LW5600 and this sony knocks it out of the park especially on dim scenes. Plus, Crutchfield is 2nd to none for support, satisfaction, and peace of mind. Not even a trace of buyers remorse. Glad I bought it from the moment I 1st saw it.

    Pros: Awesome picture quality Great inky black level from full array dimming

    Cons: Slight wash out at wide angle but not a deal breaker

    WOW - Even better than expected

    Craig from Alpharetta, GA on 1/19/2018

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    WOW - These days it is sometimes difficult to justify the need to upgrade. I've been rotating TVs, eventually upsizing each room in the house. This XBR900 is "replacing" a Sony 65X850B (2016.) and the difference is impressive. The first thing I noticed was a superior interface in Android TV. Moments later I streamed 4K content from Netflix and Boom! (a good Boom) .... Bright, crisp, vibrant and dynamic. Delivery via UPS freight was fast and easy, even with the bad winter weather. Just Buy it!

    Pros: Picture, Interface, easy of set up

    Cons: None

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    Anonymous from Kirkville, NY on 1/15/2018

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    Amazing television. From the color, picture, colors it is absolutely incredible.



    Amazing picture

    Nick from Gainesville, GA on 1/9/2018

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    I have owned this tv for about a month and have very pleased with my purchase. The tv was shipped very quickly and arrived in two days. The quality of picture is just amazing.

    Pros: Quality of picture, perfect size, easy to setup.

    Cons: None at this time

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    Eric from San Diego, CA on 12/30/2017

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    Fantastic picture and quality build/materials. Even out of the box picture is great but you can teak to your hearts content.



    Great TV

    Robert J from Cassville, NY on 12/19/2017

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    Everything is great with this tv. Very little difference between up scaled Hd to 4 K. Amazing picture quality!!.

    Pros: Best all around quality

    Cons: None

    Love the picture!

    Craig from Butler, NJ on 12/15/2017

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    Great tv! Always been a Sony guy...when affordable. Couldn't ask for a better price for such a great tv. Overall the picture is awsome!



    Fantastic deal for what you get

    Pablo from New York, NY on 12/13/2017

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    Fantastic TV. Some things take getting used to after replacing a 2010 model. But for the first time ever, even with a Samsung cable box and a Yamaha sound bar, everything works from one remote (the one supplied with the TV)! I was also able to ditch my Fire Stick since the TV can handle anything the stick can, including Kodi to access my local files - they're both built on the Android platform. I picked this over the x940e because it's better on motion blur, the lag time is slightly less which matters for gaming and as a monitor (I'm using it to write this review - native 4k resolution gives you a heck of a lot of desktop space, and at 75", I can sit about 6 feet away and it works great!), the lag time is less, and of course it was thousands of dollars less. I've only had it since Black Friday, but so far, so good.

    Pros: - Great picture, color is excellent - Works great as a PC monitor - One remote for everything, finally!

    Cons: - A bit wonky to figure out depending on your setup - Organizing principles of the "Smart TV" part could be a lot better

    Amazing for 4K Content

    Seth from Highland Beach, FL on 12/11/2017

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    Having had the XBR-75X900E for about 6 months now think, I couldn't be more pleased. I was initially concerned going from a 55" inch 1080p TV to something so huge, especially for a Condo that doesn't have the biggest living room area, but after getting used to it, I'm glad I purchased the 75". The size is especially good for Letter-Boxed 16:9 content like 4K UHD Blu-Ray's. The TV itseld has a myriad of options and settings to tweak the picture to your hearts content, but you'll find that even with the most basic canned settings, the picture still looks amazing. The one minor drawback, and I've read this on other reviews, is that even as huge as this TV is, it is very sensitive to to washout on off-angle view. This TV loves / needs to be viewed from the center as best as possible. If you're going to hang it from a wall, make sure the TV is angled down to face you directly as possible. The picture is so good when directly viewed that it can be very frustrating when you're off by a hair and see all the colors wash out because you ended up on the wrong end of the Sofa that day.

    Pros: Color. 4K content looks Glorious. Very good Up-scaling.

    Cons: Off Angle Viewing

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    Feroze from Houston, TX on 12/11/2017

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    So why you must buy from Crutchfield? When I was looking for a 75" UHD TV I was looking at LG OLED's and Samsung's as I was shopping at Costco. LG OLED was good but at 75" it gets pricey so I had to reduce my need to 65". Then I remembered Crutchfield as I have dealt with their superior service in 2003. So Before I made my decision on the 65 inch LG OLED, I decided to call them to get their opinion. The Crutchfield rep was the one who recommended SONY XBR 900E model and my due diligence revealed excellent reviews all over the web. With the price point I did not have to downgrade to 65" either. So I decided to buy this TV. Let me tell you, all I can say is WOW the difference between this TV and LG OLED is hardly noticeable to my inexperienced eyes. I am very happy with this purchase and I am very thankful to the reps at Crutchfield who answered all my questions and recommended this TV. Great Job. So coming back to my question, Why do you buy from Crutchfield? Simple its "CUSTOMER SERVICE". You get for the same price as any other reputable dealer 1. Great Service and opportunity to chat with technical experts who know what they are talking about. 2. Product recommendations that are true and honest not some sales guy trying to sell you something. Crutchfield keep up the good work, you guys have not changed since 2003. You have a very happy customer. I do not know how you do it, but please don't change anything about the way to run this com



    Remarkable, smart TV

    Bob from Baltimore, MD on 12/10/2017

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    Top-rated LED TV by major consumer magazine -- with good reason. Great picture and decent sound are obvious, but the "smart" features are amazing. Connecting internet and PC, as well as cable, Blu-Ray, receiver (for TV's audio output), and even an old VCR were simply a matter connecting cables. The TV recognized everything. Important to us is that the picture is bright even in a bright room.

    Pros: Picture, "smart" features

    Cons: Highly reflective screen

    10 out of 10

    Roger from Hixson, TN on 12/10/2017

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    I have been waiting to buy this tv all year. It did not disappoint. If you are on the fence just get it. It is big, gets bright, 4k on this thing looks amazing. I am a gamer and the response time is better than any tv I have owned.

    Pros: Brightness, Colors, Response time, Contrast.

    Cons: None

    Love my new TV

    Matt from Alpharetta, GA on 12/8/2017

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    The picture is amazing, but you probably already know that. Does not do Dolby Vision HDR, but the HDR 4k Blu-Rays I have bought so far look fantastic to me. Main thing I want to say is that I love the software. It can be a little sluggish in terms of response time, but the apps and menus are beautiful and I have found most of the software to be really intuitive. I paired this with a new Sony 4k Blu Ray player and their Atmos Soundbar and the integration is seamless.

    Pros: Beautiful picture, seamless integration with other Sony devices (Soundbar and Blu Ray), and the software on the TV is beautiful and intuitive.

    Cons: No Dolby Vision, once in a while the software/OS lags a little bit. It's not far.

    Sony XBR-75X900E

    sujit from Bowling Green, KY on 12/8/2017

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    Great picture quality, i had earlier xbr 55X850 2016 model which was great always. Impressed by earlier Sony product went ahead for my media room this higher end model of 2017. No regrets, expensive but worth picture quality , color reproduction , very near like oled tv experience.



    Sony XBR-75X900E

    Anonymous from Chapin, SC on 12/3/2017

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    went from a 60" sharp to 75" sony the "wow" factor is off the scale



    Sony 900e

    Brian from Dewitt, MI on 12/3/2017

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    After researching every 2017 television made, I finally chose the 900e. Having seen it side by side with the 930e and Samsung QLED sets, I was confident in my choice. Once the price dropped to my range, I shopped around for a reputable seller. I have buying from Crutchfield since the days of annoyingly loud car stereos. They've yet to disappoint me.

    Pros: So far, so good. After many hours of research, both online and in person, I decided to purchase the 75" Sony 900e. It has lived up to its reviews and is a great television for me. ( has a very good, detailed review on it.)

    Cons: As with all thin televisions, the sound isn't the greatest. Once connected to my sound bar, that problem was solved.

    Excellent produt

    Fluid L from Colton, CA on 12/3/2017

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    Great TV Excellent picture so far there is nothing I don't like



    I am thrilled with everything except there is no app for Spectrum my c

    Anonymous from West Chester, OH on 11/30/2017

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    I love it



    Great picture

    Ernie from OH on 11/30/2017

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    I had XBR75X850D without HDR, upgraded to XBR75X900E and wow do the colors ever pop. Greast choice!

    Pros: Everything about the Tv

    Cons: Haven't found any yet

    Awesome TV

    Anonymous from St Peters, MO on 11/19/2017

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    Best TV I have ever seen. I have read about better ones, but I can't understand spending more. The picture is flawless. It puts out a pristine picture from our 1080 charter box that looks better than on a 1080 TV.



    Sony 4K HBR75" TV

    Bear from Renovo, PA on 11/14/2017

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    This TV replaces the Sony XBR 52" TV I purchased back in 2008 which still works perfect and is up in my bedroom. The 75" Sony 4K XBR 900E is the 8th Sony I have purchased since 1980. The new TV is outstanding and Crutchfield really has there act together.

    Pros: Outstanding picture, Sony manufactures the nicest TV's and I love Crutchfield.

    Cons: None

    Simply Stunning Sony XBR

    Chris from Rochester, NY on 11/9/2017

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    The Sony XBR is a stunning 4K TV. I am mesmerized every time I turn it on. I highly recommend wall mounting it, simply breathtaking. I also want to give a shout out to Crutchfield- their customer service is Top Notch! Thank You Crutchfield!



    Very nice picture, loaded with features

    JP from Plano, TX on 9/6/2017

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    This is the best 75" TV in my opinion at this time, however you must sit directly in front of the TV to obtain the best picture. Moving slightly off center you will begin to notice a change in picture quality. The TV has such a good picture when viewing straight on, the minute you move 15 degrees off center, it changes. With a little better viewing angle I would give this TV a 5++, however I'm debating if switching to a 65" OLED is the right thing to do. Ask yourself if you want a Bigger screen (Sony 75" 900E) or Best viewing picture (OLED 65") from all seating locations.

    Pros: Bright Crisp clear picture Multiple advanced settings Set up Excellent screen dimming and bright contrast

    Cons: Viewing angle Viewing angle Viewing angle


    Anonymous from MD on 8/31/2017

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    great picture. i believe the 900e series delivers the best non-oled/non-3d visuals out of all the 2017 lineup. never tested the audio since i hooked it up to a home theater system.



    Sony XBR-75X900E

    Anonymous from Midland, GA on 8/18/2017

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    This tv rocks. The picture is amazing. The setup was easy. Word to the wise. Grab a handfull of your best friends to help mount this to the wall.



    Sony XBR-75X900E

    Anonymous from Frisco, TX on 7/25/2017

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    I could barely discern the differences between the 900E and the 940E when they were side by side. Now that I have the 900E home I am sure I made the best choice.



    Great Picture, deep blacks.

    Armando from Frisco, TX on 7/24/2017

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    Having been accustomed to the image quality of Plasma TV from the time of Pionner and Panasonic sets I decided to upgrade to a 4k TV without breaking my bank account and decided to compromise on a model at the middle of the pack and so far I am very pleased with the IQ I see from my new TV. I have friends who own TVs on the higher end from both Sony and OLED TV from other brands and although the IQ is superior I could not justify the difference in price based on my budget. You won't be disappointed with this set. I just wish manufacturers would have a couple of recommendations for settings just to get the best starting point before a professional calibration.

    Pros: - Picture quality - Great set of Android apps - Very easy to assemble - After a few tweaks and settings borrowed from online forums you can get a decent image quality until you get a real calibration

    Cons: - After 2 weeks I have not seen any - Less forgiving to low quality Directv input than smaller screens, but that is not really a TV issue - The TV should be paired with a home theater system but if you use it stand alone you will be disappointed on the sound quality.


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    Video Features

    4K HDR: For the ultimate in picture quality, this TV pairs the brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR). Combined with 4K Ultra HD resolution, HDR video content delivers exceptional detail, color and contrast, with a far wider range of brightness than other video formats. The result is the most lifelike picture TVs have ever been able to create, with brilliant highlights and fine detail.

    • Ultra 4K Resolution: See more on TV than ever before with over 8 million individual pixels (3,840 x 2,160) compared to about 2 million (1,920 x 1,080) on your 1080p HDTV. Advanced picture processing also ensures that every single pixel displays images with superb brightness and authentic detail. It's the highest resolution picture Sony has ever produced on a TV.
    • HDR (High Dynamic Range): HDR (High Dynamic Range) reproduces a greater dynamic range of luminosity or brightness levels, bringing greater contrast & wider color spectrum to the screen. This increased contrast reveals the subtle nuances of the image, from detailed blacks and shadows to the brightest whites and colors, plus greater depth. Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and sunlight are now full of clarity and detail. The Sony TV supports two HDR formats - including HDR10 which is the most widely used format and is installed from the factory, plus HLG (Hybrid-Log Gamma) which is designed for over-the-air broadcast and requires an over-the-network firmware update.

      Note: Please use a premium high speed HDMI cable with 18 Gbps and above to view HDR content.

    4K X-Reality Pro Upscaler: Sony's  4K X-Reality Pro Upscaler enhances Ultra-HD, HD, and SD images by analyzing and refining images with beautifully natural detail and astounding color. This 4K television upscales your favorite TV shows, DVD and Blu-ray movies, even video-on-demand content, and smartphone videos to Ultra-HD quality. This unique 4K X-Reality PRO picture processing technology upscales every pixel for remarkable clarity. Advanced noise reduction techniques and a special pattern database ensure every scene is full of lifelike detail. One database is used to clean the picture, reducing on-screen noise; the other is used to upscale the resolution, improving clarity; while another database improves color, brightness, and contrast. These three powerful image improvement databases work together, dynamically improving pixels in real time. Each database has tens of thousands of references, amassed from Sony's experience creating content for TV and movies over the years.

    • Upscaling Database: Unique to Sony, 4K X-Reality PRO picture processing upscales every pixel for remarkable clarity. Pixels across multiple frames are analyzed and images sharpened and refined in real time. You will immediately see the detail appear in faces and skin tones.
    • Pattern Database: With 4K X-Reality PRO, patterns in images are compared with patterns stored in a unique database to find the best hue, saturation, and brightness for each pixel. Sony uses the knowledge gained from developing and filming blockbuster movies and TV shows to deliver supremely lifelike detail in everything you watch.
    • Noise Reduction Database: Compressed noise is identified by the database, which includes "before and after" data on what a picture should look like and removes the compressed picture noise. A variety of noise reduction techniques are then used by 4K X-Reality PRO to sharpen and refine images. You'll immediately see how scenes become clearer, smoother, and more natural.

    4K HDR Processor X1: The 4K HDR Processor X1 with Object-based HDR remaster and Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR technology gives pure colors at higher brightness levels for truly natural pictures. See everything you watch come to life with greater depth, detail, and texture.

    • Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR: Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR creates a smoother, more natural picture by minimizing its color banding. With 14-bit powerful signal processing, it breaks up the solid bands of color of an 8-bit or 10-bit source, up-converting to 14-bit equivalent gradation, with 64x more color levels. It delivers graceful reproduction of faces, sunsets, and other areas of subtle color.
    • Object-Based HDR Remaster: By analyzing the objects in each scene individually, Object-based HDR remaster optimizes and enhances color and contrast. It brings everything you watch closer to the quality of HDR. Dark elements get darker, bright elements brighter, and everything in between is more accurately lit, for realism in every scene never-before-possible on our TVs. You'll see contours on mountains, hidden textures on flowers, depth in clouds, and wildlife has the contrast and color of nature, for a more natural and realistic picture on screen.

    X-tended Dynamic Range PRO 5x: With extraordinary precision in backlight control, X-tended Dynamic Range PRO makes darker areas darker and brighter scenes brighter, revitalizing every scene with the widest range of brightness possible.  This unique backlighting algorithm faithfully reproduces a far wider brightness range than a conventional LED-LCD TV with brighter peaks and deeper, more revealing shadow detail and blacks. By precisely balancing the light output across the screen, dimming some areas and boosting others, X-tended Dynamic Range PRO reveals a brightness range 5x greater than a conventional LED-LCD TV. When combined with a 4K HDR signal, you'll experience even greater brilliance in every scene as it increases the quality of HDR with more vibrant colors

    TRILUMINOS Display: Unique to Sony, a TRILUMINOS Display with its specially developed backlight selectively maps colors across a wider gamut, ensuring subtle colors do not become oversaturated and unnatural. You'll enjoy vivid, authentic images that evoke the emotion in every scene. The more pencils you have to draw an image, the more vibrant and lifelike it becomes. TRILUMINOS Display works in the same way, using a wider color spectrum than a conventional LED-LCD display. A TRILUMINOS Display excels at reproducing reds, greens, and blues; colors that are notoriously difficult for TVs to display accurately. It also displays skin tones beautifully, thanks to its extensive color palette and precise gradation.

    MotionFlow XR 960 Technology: Enjoy smooth and sharp details even in fast-moving sequences with Motionflow XR 960. Sony's MotionFlow XR 960 technology feature a precise backlight control that is synchronized with the liquid crystal movement from frame-to-frame creating clearer, sharper moving images. MotionFlow XR 960 combines 120 frames-per-second with the TV's advanced LED backlight system to simulate a 960 Hz effect. This innovative technology creates and inserts extra frames between the original ones and then compares key visual factors on successive frames, then calculates the split second of missing action in the sequences. MotionFlow XR 960 provides smooth and precise detail during fast-action scenes for fast action movies and sports by reducing blur caused by quick camera movements, enhancing image sharpness, and overall creating a clearer picture. You can select between various settings - Standard, Smooth, Clear, True Cinema (24fps), and Custom. 

    Video Inputs: The Sony Ultra-HD TV is equipped with HDMI 2.0a, Component, and Composite video inputs. A back cover has to be removed to access these video inputs.

    • HDMI 2.0a: The Ultra-HD TV is fitted with four HDMI 2.0a inputs to connect your Ultra-HD/HDR and HD sources; such as Ultra Blu-ray, Blu-ray, Satellite/Cable and Playstation. In addition, any HDMI input can be used to connect a PC to this TV. The HDMI inputs will accept 4K, 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals. HDMI inputs 2 & 3 will do 4K (60Hz), while HDMI inputs 1 & 4 will only support 4K (30/24Hz)
      • HDCP 2.2: HDCP 2.2 is supported by all of the TV's HDMI inputs. HDCP 2.2 is short for "High bandwidth Digital Content Protection" and is used for 4K video copyright protection for compatibility with Ultra HD Blu-ray players and 4K Satellite/Cable providers.
      • 4:4:4 Color Subsampling: All four HDMI inputs will support up to 4:4:4 chroma subsampling for full color data rendering of 4K video (30/60fps). 4:2:2 (30/60fps) and 4:2:0 (60fps) are also supported by all HDMI inputs. With 4:4:4 color, luminance (brightness) and chroma (color) are sampled at the same rate, resulting in an RGB color palette as big as the video sampling rate for a video image with more total colors, plus greater color accuracy and detail.
    • Component/Composite: There is one combination analog video input that can be used as a component or composite video input; it shares a single stereo RCA audio input. As a component video input, it will accept 1080p (60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals. As a composite video input, it will support 480i video signals only. There is also a 3.5mm AV input for connection of an analog audio/video component.
    Note: The TV has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Clear QAM tuners with an RF-coaxial input, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.

    Picture Adjustments: The TV offers a variety of screen, picture, and video adjustments to maximize image quality.

    • Screen Modes: The Screen Modes feature allows you to select the screen display which fits the current video image and TV screen best. Choose from Wide Zoom, Normal, Full, Zoom, or Auto Wide. Based on the original signal source, you may see black bars around the picture or just on the both sides of the screen. Sometimes you will see the picture fill  the full screen.
    • Picture Modes: You can select one of the following picture modes - Standard, Vivid, Cinema (Pro/Home), Sports, Animation, and Custom.
    • Advanced Video Settings: The Advanced Video Settings menu offers further adjustment of the TV's video image.
      • Brightness: You can increase or decrease the brightness of an image by adjusting the TV's Brightness, Contrast, Gamma (adjusts light/dark balance), Black Level, and Black Adjust (enhances black areas).
      • Color: You can tailor the color of an image by adjusting the TV's Color, Hue, Color Temperature (white balance), Color Space (sets color reproduction range), or Live Color (produces vivid colors).
      • Clarity: You can improve the clarity of an image by adjusting the TV's Sharpness, Reality Creation (increases clarity), Resolution (increases detail), and Noise reduction (removes noise).
      • Motion: Activate Sony's Motionflow technology to reduce motion blur and judder. CineMotion provides improved picture movement and reduces picture blur and graininess for film-based content, like Blu-ray & DVD.

    Light Sensor & Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): The TV's built-in Light Sensor automatically adjusts the picture brightness based on the amount of light in the room. As a result, you can enjoy automatic customized picture brightness and save energy without lifting a finger. The televisions Advance Contrast Enhancer (ACE) automatically adjusts backlight and contrast to the most suitable setting judging from the brightness of the screen. This setting is especially effective for dark scenes, and will increase the contrast distinction for the darker picture scenes.

    Live Color Technology: Powered by an image processor using an algorithm specially developed by Sony, Live Color is able to reproduce incredibly vivid colors on screen. With four user-adjustable settings available (High/Medium/Low/Off), you can choose just how vivid you want your images to be. Whether it's a brilliant blue sky or a bright red rose, everything stands out so much more with Live Color.

    Dynamic Contrast Enhancer: The Dynamic Contrast Enhancer optimizes the range of brightness frame-by-frame according to what's happening on screen to reproduce deeper blacks, brighter whites, and more video color.

    24pTrue Cinema (24p Input Capability): Many movies are filmed at 24 frames per second (fps) and prime time TV programs are video taped at 24p. Seizing on an opportunity, some studios are taking a purist approach and encoding high definition video content such as Blu-ray Disc in 24p. Sony wisely takes advantage of this by including 24p input capability via HDMI on this television producing images that are smooth and natural looking.

    PIP (Picture-in-Picture): Through an over-the-network firmware update, the TV will support PIP (Picture-in-Picture). This feature lets you watch the TV's over-the-air tuner in a small window on-screen, while viewing an Android TV app (like Netflix or Amazon).

    Audio Features

    ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel within the television's HDMI 3 input enables the TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection, inserted USB device, HDMI inputs, or any analog connected device to be heard through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input.

    • The audio from the TV's tuner, HDMI inputs, USB ports, and Android TV apps can pass as Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital, DTS, or 2ch PCM.
    • Analog connected & DLNA compliant devices will be output audio at 2ch PCM only.

    Note: Both the television and the receiver must support ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an AV receiver that is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI 3 input. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel (ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is necessary.

    Audio Outputs: The Sony Ultra-HD TV offers analog and digital audio outputs, as well as Bluetooth headphone pairing (firmware update required).

    • Digital Audio (Dolby Digital/DTS): The optical digital output terminal will output Dolby Digital/DTS (when available) or 2 channel PCM. The digital optical output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital/DTS when receiving Dolby Digital/DTS surround sound from a digital broadcast channel through the tuner, network apps, HDMI inputs, and USB ports on the TV. The optical digital audio output will only output in 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via RCA.
    • Headphone/Analog Output: The TV's 3.5mm analog output can be used to connect a set of headphones or as an audio output to connect your home theater receiver or soundbar system. You will need a minijack-to-RCA adapter (sold separately) to make a stereo RCA connection between the television and your AV receiver. The TV's analog audio output terminal will output 2ch audio from any of the television's source inputs. You can set the TV's analog output to Fixed or Variable. You can set the TV to automatically mute the built-in speakers when a set of headphones are connected.
    • Bluetooth Headphone Pairing (Requires Firmware Update): Through an over-the-network firmware update, the TV will be able to support Bluetooth headphone pairing - allowing you to stream audio from the television's built-in and connected sources to a Bluetooth-enabled set of headphones (only one set of headphones can be paired - not compatible with Bluetooth speakers). Bluetooth headphone volume level can be controlled from both the TV's remote and headphones.The TV's built-in speakers and audio outputs will be deactivated when streaming audio via Bluetooth.

    S-Force Front Surround: S-Force Front Surround mimics the way the brain correlates sound sources to create proper volume, time lag, and sound wave spectrum; using only left and right speaker channels. By naturally emulating three-dimensional sound fields, you'll enjoy rich, high-fidelity audio across a wider listening area.

    ClearAudio+: ClearAudio+ fine-tunes TV sound for an immersive experience that seems to surround you. Hear music, dialog, and surround effects with greater clarity and separation, whatever you're watching.  

    Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE): Low-resolution Internet video and other heavily compressed audio files don't always sound so great. A large amount of information gets thrown away when digital audio is compressed. With Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) technology, lost frequency components (especially high frequencies) are restored for natural sound with a more spacious feel.

    Clear Phase: Sony uses a powerful computer model to analyze and compensate for inaccuracies in speaker response. It does this by "sampling" the speaker frequency with higher precision. This information is fed back to cancel out any peaks or dips in the speaker's natural response; resulting in pure, natural audio with smooth, even reproduction of all frequencies.

    EQ: The TV offers four EQ preset sound modes - Standard, Cinema, Music, and Live Football. The TV is also equipped with a 7-band EQ (125Hz, 250Hz, 500Hz, 1kHz, 2kHz, 4kHz, 8kHz). You can adjust the level of each band between -12 to +12 dB.

    Voice Zoom & Night Mode: The Voice Zoom feature makes voices clearer by lowering background sound. Night mode provides a clear sound at a low volume levels.

    Volume Offset & Auto Volume: Volume Offset adjusts the volume level of the current input relative to other inputs. The Advanced Auto Volume function keeps the volume level constant across all programs and advertisements.

    TV Position: The speakers of this TV provide different sound images according to how you position the television. You can select between "Table-Top Stand" or "Wall Mount" to provide the best sound quality based on the television's placement.

    Network & USB Functions

    Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Sony Ultra-HD TV supports a wired or wireless network connection. Via the TV's network connection you gain access to Android TV and Google Play, as well as content stored on your network computer. You also get the ability to stream content from your Android or Apple iOS mobile device to the TV.

    • Ethernet (LAN) Jack: The Sony TV is equipped with an Ethernet (LAN) RJ-45 jack for connecting the television to your home network and computer. A back cover has to be removed to access the Ethernet port.
    • WiFi (wireless LAN): The Sony TV offers built-in WiFi (802.11ac; 2.4/5GHz) that allows you to wirelessly access the Internet and your home network. The TV's built-in WiFi provides a wireless network connection for the television with easy and quick setup. A wireless connection requires a home network with an 802.11 access point (802.11n or better recommended) and internet connection. Supports WPS, WEP, and WPA security; a dual-band Gigabit wireless-N router is recommended for 4K streaming.
    Note: Sony recommends a home network connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended for standard definition, 10 Mbps for high definition, and 20 Mbps for ultra-high definition.

    Android TV w/ Google Play: The Sony Ultra-HD TV is equipped with Android's Marshmallow (6.0.1) operating system and incorporates Android TV with access to a wide variety of apps from Google Play which have been optimized for playback on the big screen. Android TV gives you access to movie, music, sports, and other entertainment apps (subscription, rental, or purchase fees may apply). Click here to discover the full collection of Android TV Apps from Google Play. Not all Google Play apps will be Android TV compatible. More applications and streaming services will be available in the future. Popular apps include -

    Note: 4K & 4K HDR network streaming requires a network speed of 20Mbps or greater. A wired Ethernet connection is recommended over a wireless WiFi connection for better performance. If you desire a WiFi connection, then use a dual-band Gigabit wireless-N router (or better) for 4K streaming. Make sure the Sony television has the latest software/firmware updates installed.

    Mobile Device Streaming: The Sony Ultra-HD TV allows you to wirelessly stream content from a compatible mobile device using ChromeCast Built-in for playback on the big screen. You can also "mirror" your compatible mobile device using Miracast.

    • Chromecast Built-in: Chromecast Built-in lets you cast your favorite entertainment apps and video content from your Android (OS 4.4.2+) or Apple iOS (8.0+) device to the Sony Ultra-HD TV. Now you can cast your favorites movies or TV shows (on Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, HBO Now, PlayStation Vue and more); your favorite music and radio stations (on Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, YouTube Music, and more); Sports highlights (on ESPN, NBC, CBS, and more); plus photos & videos (on YouTube, Google Photos, and more) from your compatible Android or Apple iOS device to the Sony TV. For a list of all compatible Chromecast Built-in apps click here.
    • Miracast: Miracast is a "screen mirroring" function which lets you wirelessly send the display from your compatible Windows 8.1+ or Android 4.2+ device (with support for Miracast) to the Sony TV. This allows you to view practically any content that is playing on your compatible Windows or Android device on your TV screen; no wireless router or access point required.

    Smart Home Automation: Beyond streaming content, Sony's Android TV platform allows Home Automation control directly from the TV, via the Logitech Harmony Hub (596HMNYHUB, sold separately). IoT (internet of things) devices such as lights, thermostats, Blu-ray players, security cameras, and other home entertainment devices can be controlled and automated via the TV's remote and on-screen menus. Compatible with Nest and Phillips Hue (sold separately).

    Note: Requires all compatible devices be connected to the same WiFi wireless network.

    Opera Web Browser: You can download and install the Opera Web Browser to access select web content through the Sony TV. The built-in web browser also allows you to enter URLs and do basic keyword searches, so you can browse select websites (text-based only). The Opera Web Browser is not a full search engine for the Internet and Web. For Internet audio/video/photo content, use the Android TV apps. Some web-pages may not be supported and too large for download.

    Note: The browsing experience may not be the same as it is on your computer. The web browser is not compatible with Flash video and Java applications. E-commerce, for purchasing products online is not supported. ActiveX is not supported.

    Google Play Games w/ Gamepad: Download select video games from Google Play and play them on the big screen without the need for any game console. You can connect up to four wireless gamepads (sold separately) for multi-player gaming. Google Play Games even syncs your progress and achievements across your devices, so you can start playing on your Android smartphone or tablet and then move to the Sony TV when you get home.

    Photo Sharing Plus: With Photo Sharing Plus, friends and family can share their memories together on the big screen from their Android (2.3+) or Apple iOS (6+) devices. Up to 10 mobile devices can be connected to the TV at once for a fun interactive experience. User can even save their favorite pics between devices.

    Media Streaming: The Sony TV allows you to stream a variety of audio, video, and photo content from USB (MSC) , WiFi, and DLNA devices. Compatible media formats include MP3/WMA/WAV music files, MPEG/MP4/AVCHD/AVI/MKV/MOV video files, JPEG photo files.

    • WiFi Direct: When using WiFi Direct, you can connect directly with other devices without using a wireless router. You'll be able to wirelessly transfer personal content (such as photos & videos) to the Sony TV without connecting to your home network. WiFi Direct completely bypasses your WiFi access point/router, so it's easy to set up. Streaming of copy-protected content and other certain formats are not supported.
    • DLNA Certified: DLNA certification allows you to enjoy various content from your home network, such as photo , music, and video files stored on your Windows 7/8/10 PC (or other DLNA Certified media server/Android device) on the Sony HDTV. The TV can be connected to your compatible PC using a hardwired Ethernet (LAN) connection or WiFi connection (via built-in WiFi). This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device.
    • Triple USB Ports: The Sony TV features three USB type-A ports (two 2.0/one 3.0) for sharing your photos or videos, and listening to music from your connected digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or other USB storage device. Even 4K photos & videos that you've downloaded to your USB-enabled device can be played back on the TV in Ultra-HD 4K. Your USB-connected device must USB mass storage class compliant and be formatted in FAT 16/32 or NTFS. The USB ports will also charge your connected devices (max: 5V, 500A/900A).

    Automatic Software Updates: Automatic software updates are done through the TV's Ethernet (LAN) port or built-in WiFi. The TV's software updates when the television is in standby mode. Visit the Sony eSupport site for the latest software updates.

    Convenience Features

    Content Search: The TV offers unique ways to search and access your favorite and new content from the TV's tuner and Android TV apps.

    • Program Guide: You can quickly find your preferred programs and the detailed program information. The current program information and weekly program guides for the next eight days are provided.
    • Discover Button & Content Bar: You can use the remote's Discover button to search for content across platforms (TV Antenna, Android TV, Apps, etc.). Content is then displayed along the unobtrusive "Content Bar" at the bottom of the TV screen which quickly lets you find the movie, TV show, or video you're looking for. Call up the Content Bar and you can keep watching, while you scan through live TV, on demand, downloaded TV shows, and much more. You can even customize the Content Bar to show you the content you go to most often first.
    • Android TV Recommendations: Personalized content recommendations from Google Play, YouTube and your apps appear automatically in the TV's home screen. So if you are having trouble figuring out what to watch, let Sony's Android TV recommend something for you and the family to watch.
    • Voice Search: Simply activate the Voice Search function through the included remote control or Android TV App on your Apple iOS or Android smartphone/tablet. If you know what you want to watch, just say it into the device's microphone and the Sony television will find it within its Android TV and Google Play applications. If  you press the Voice Search button on your remote while you're in a particular app, you'll only search within that app.
    • Keyword Search: You can type in a keyword to search for TV shows, movies, and music. Simply enter in the track title, album name, or movie title.

    Action Menu: By pressing the "Action Menu" button on the remote, a menu appears and provides quick access to the functions that are available for the currently displayed screen, such as picture adjustment, sound adjustment, volume adjustment for the connected device (such as headphones), and display/audio change. The items in the menu differ depending on the selected screen.

    Netflix Recommended: This Sony Ultra-HD TV is a Netflix Recommended TV. This is due to the fact that is offers a unique feature set which makes Netflix even easier to use and enjoy. The Sony TV has an Instant On feature so the TV wakes and apps are ready to use right away. In addition, the TV turns on and launches Netflix with one press of the Netflix button on the included IR remote. Online apps, including Netflix, can resume quickly and return where you left off. Its Android TV interface enables easy navigation and switching between apps and inputs.

    DIRECTV 4K Ready: This Sony television is RVU-compatible which means DIRECTV subscribers with the Genie Whole-Home HD DVR can watch live broadcast (up to 4K) and stored content (up to 4K) from their DVR on the Sony TV, without the need for additional Genie Mini Client devices or set-top boxes. However, you will need a DECA unit (sold separately) that converts Coax to Ethernet, which will plug into the Sony TV's LAN port.

    Note: Whether you are a new or existing DIRECTV customer, you will need to contact DIRECTV to complete the RVU setup.

    Daydream Display: You can set up a screensaver (Daydream) for the Sony Android TV that displays photos and colorful designs. Daydream uses a collection of scenic photos; you cannot customize the photos that appear. You can choose how long (5/10/15/30/60 min.) it takes for the Daydream screensaver to start when you are not using the TV.

    Power Management Functions: This Sony TV incorporates advanced power saving features such as Light Sensor Technology, Advance Contrast Enhancer, and the following Power Management functions.

    • Power Saving: This feature reduces the power consumption by adjusting the backlight brightness of the TV's screen. You can select from Low, High, Off and Picture Off.
    • Idle TV Standby: Automatically powers off the TV after 1, 2, or 4 hours when no buttons are pressed on the remote control or the TV.
    • Auto Shut Off: Automatically powers off the TV when no input signal is detected for approximately 15 minutes.

    Timers: The Sony TV offers a TV timer and Sleep timer. The TV Timer turns on the television from the standby mode at a time you set, and tunes to a channel or input of your preference. The sleep timer switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.

    Parental Control: You can select a viewing limitation based on the TV and movie ratings. Three presets are available (Child, Youth, and Young Adult) or the limitation can be customized to specific industry ratings. You can also block specific channels. The control is accessed and protected by a 4-digit password. You can also block certain channels or inputs regardless of program ratings.

    Help Guide: The Sony TV comes with a Quick Setup Guide booklet. The TV also features an on-screen Help Guide for more detailed information.

    Remote Control

    Remote w/ Built-in Mic (IR blaster included): The remote offers soft push-button control and features a built-in mic for voice recognition. The built-in microphone provides voice control of select Android TV functions. The remote even has dedicated Google Play & Netflix buttons, so you can access your Netflix movies and TV shows quicker. The included IR Blaster allows you to operate a set-top box or AV Receiver that is connected to the television, with the Sony TV's remote control.

    Note: The remote's microphone and voice control function operate via Bluetooth, while all other remote functions are done through IR.

    Remote Apps: The Sony Ultra-HD TV offers remote control capability through your Android or Apple iOS device via the Android TV Remote App (for Android only) or Sony's Video & TV SideView Remote App (for Android & Apple iOS).

    • Android TV Remote: The Android TV Remote App from Google Play lets you use your Android (OS 4.0+) smartphone or tablet as a remote to control the Sony television's Android TV functions. Easily navigate content and play games on your compatible Android TV device. The remote app offers voice search and an on-screen keyboard, giving you full control of Android TV from your smartphone or tablet. Simply tap the on-screen mic button to start a voice search, or use the keyboard to input text on Android TV.  If you know what you want to watch, just say it into your smartphone or tablet's microphone and the Sony television will find it within its Android TV and Google Play applications.
    • Video & TV SideView Remote: With the free Sony Video & TV SideView App (for Apple iOS 9.0+ and Android OS 4.2+), you can control the Sony TV and browse its content from your compatible smartphone or tablet device. The Video & TV SideView App will allow your compatible Apple iOS or Android device to act as a remote control and software keyboard for the Sony TV. You'll be able to search what's available to watch on broadcast stations and video on-demand apps. You can even pull up the TV's channel guide on your smartphone or tablet without interfering with the what you're watching on the TV. You also get to learn more about the show you're watching right now, like cast and episode details. In addition, you can  tweet about what you're watching from your mobile device or see what fellow fans are tweeting about in real time. You'll also be able to stream your videos, pictures, and music stored on your Apple iOS/Android device to the TV.

    Digital Voice Assistant Control (Firmware Updates Required): The Sony UHD TV will support voice control of select functions through the Google Assistant & Amazon Alexa (requires a firmware update).

    • Google Assistant: Through an over-the-network firmware update, the TV will support the Google Assistant through its Android operating system and the included IR remote's built-in microphone. Simply trigger the Google Assistant by pressing the mic button on the remote and then speak into the microphone after hearing an audible prompt. You can ask the Google Assistant to turn volume up/down, change channels and inputs, search content on select built-in Android TV apps, and control basic playback functions. In addition to TV voice commands, you can use the Google Assistant to control connected smart home devices and other Google Home enabled devices. The Google Assistant can also be used to find answers for many of your daily questions through Google's advanced search engine. The TV also supports voice control through the Google Home Wireless Speaker (8064658762, sold separately) and other Google Assistant enabled devices (sold separately).
    • Amazon Alexa: Through an over-the-network firmware update, Alexa-enabled devices (including the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Tap and Echo Show) will be able to control key functions of the Sony TV. With this new feature you can simply use your voice to turn the Sony TV on or off, change channels, change inputs, control volume, and control playback functions of select streaming content. Click here for setup instructions.

    Bravia Sync: This TV is equipped with Bravia Sync, an HDMI Control function that allows communication between Sony TVs and other Sony equipment when they are connected via HDMI. Bravia Sync helps you connect compatible Sony Bravia HDMI equipment, such as a BD player or AV amplifier, to the TV and control the external equipment using the television's remote control. With the "Control for HDMI" function, Bravia Sync helps to communicate with Bravia Sync-compatible equipment using HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control). Bravia Sync-compatible equipment is listed as a new input source in the television's menu. The television offers the following Bravia Sync operations for the listed device.

    • BD/DVD Player: Automatically turns the BRAVIA Sync-compatible device on and switches the input to that device when you select it from the Home Menu or Sync Menu. Automatically turns the TV on and switches the input to the connected device when the device starts to play
    • AV Amplifier: Automatically turns the connected AV amplifier on and switches the sound output from the TV speaker to the audio system when you turn the TV on; this function is only available if you have previously used the AV amplifier to output TV sound. Automatically switches the sound output to the AV amplifier by turning the AV amplifier on when the TV is turned on. Automatically turns the connected AV amplifier off when you switch the TV to standby mode. Adjusts the volume (VOL +/-) and mutes the sound (MUTING) of the connected AV amplifier through the TV's remote control.
    • Video Camera: Automatically turns the TV on and switches the input to the connected video camera when the connected video camera is turned on. Automatically turns the connected video camera off when you switch the TV to standby mode. Controls menu operation, playback, and channel selection of the connected video camera through the TV's remote
    Note: Control for HDMI (Bravia Sync) is only available for the connected Sony equipment that has the Bravia Sync logo.

    PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller (sold separately): If you have a Sony PlayStation 4, your DualShock 4 controller can become the TV's remote by downloading the BRAVIA TV Player app on your PlayStation 4 through the PlayStation Store. You'll also be able to control your PlayStation 4's on-screen user interface with the TV's remote.

    Keyboard/Mouse Compatible: You can connect a USB- or Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold separately) to the television for easier web browsing. You can move the cursor with the mouse and enter text with a compatible keyboard. Not all web-based apps support keyboard/mouse control.

    Serial Port: You can connect the 3.5mm serial port to an external control device (such as a computer or A/V control system) to control the TV's functions externally.

    Mounting Options

    Pedestal Feet: The Sony TV comes with two pedestal feet and a cover that snaps across the front of the two feet. The TV is shipped with the pedestal feet and cover unattached. The television weighs 77.1 lbs with the feet and cover. This TV does not swivel.

    Optional Wall Mount Brackets: The television can be wall mounted using an optional wall-mount bracket (sold separately). The TV has four threaded screw inserts that are spaced 400mm (h) x 400mm (v) apart. The threaded inserts will accept M6 (6mm) screws. The TV weighs 73.2 lbs without the stand.

    Cable Management: All of your cables can be neatly arranged across the back of the TV and channeled into the feet and cover for a clean, professional looking installation.

    Ventilation Clearance: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and 11.875" above the television for adequate ventilation.

    Attached AC Power Cord: The television is fitted with an attached 5' AC power cord which is terminated by a straight two-prong AC plug. The AC plug sits 1.5" from the wall.

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    Q & A

    Customer Q&A

    Crutchfield asked  
    Why did you buy this?

    Reviews on rtings com plus research into features. I wanted a TV I could shut off remotely via home automation so if we're in the kitchen I can say Ok Google Turn off the TV. THat way my kids will be forced to come up stairs for dinner. The picture quality looks amazing in the stores and I ordered from Crutchfield because I've had nothing but stellar service. [ Jason  May 16, 2018 ]
    good reviews [ S  Apr 17, 2018 ]
    I have been researching 4K HDTV's for months and read many reviews. This Sony will provide all that I'm looking for at a cost that I can afford. [ Dwayne  Apr 17, 2018 ]
    Rtings[dot]com review, decent viewing angle for LCD, full-array dimming, last years model so the tv is at the end of the price cycle [ Daniel  Apr 17, 2018 ]
    reviews and value for money [ Rahul Kumar  Mar 21, 2018 ]
    I did a lot of research on LED TV, and this 75" model in my opinion very good for its price to quality. [ Steven  Mar 10, 2018 ]
    full array backlit and very good reviews [ Joe  Mar 10, 2018 ]
    I saw the TV in a store. It has thge features I want. The last Sony I bought was the last cathode ray TV Sony made. It was a HD TV. It was 14 yrs old. I moved from Long Island to TX. I gave that tv away to someone that needed that tv. It worked perfict. The tv was extreamley heavy. I'm setting up my new entyertainment center. It is time for the best Sonny I can afford. [ Lon  Feb 28, 2018 ]
    quality [ tim  Feb 25, 2018 ]
    Ratings for this model, and Sony engineering. [ David  Jan 27, 2018 ]
    based on reviews, price, and experience with Sony TV's [ Joseph  Jan 23, 2018 ]
    rtings top pick for mid price 75 inch [ Arne  Jan 15, 2018 ]
    have owned previous model of this product and want to upgrade to 4K [ JAY  Dec 23, 2017 ]
    LOVED the quality of the picture. [ Ruth  Dec 22, 2017 ]
    Well reviewed good value pick [ Joseph  Dec 17, 2017 ]
    Have had a Sony 50 inch tv for years. Still going strong. This one will be a replacement for the 50 inch. [ Michael  Dec 16, 2017 ]
    After a ridiculous amount of research I decided to get this panel. I'm replacing a Panasonic plasma and my budget doesn't allow me to get a OLED screen that costs as much as a Honda Civic. I really considered what we were watching on the screen and I decided the contrast ratio of this unit was sufficient for our use. The next step up was 2x the price. If I won the PowerBall, then I'd have gotten a OLED screen, but since I have to work for my money this will will do. [ Harry  Dec 05, 2017 ]
    Mick helped me choose the product that fit my needs, it was his support a professionalism that resulted in my final decision and the reason I choose Crutchfield. [ Justin  Dec 03, 2017 ]
    Marshall told me to. Also, direct vs. edgel-lit [ Kenneth  Dec 01, 2017 ]
    Best screen that looks real! Amazing colors that actually looks authentic! Amazing! [ Claudio  Nov 30, 2017 ]
    I am a big fan of Sony [ JAMES  Nov 26, 2017 ]
    Best reviews [ kevin  Nov 25, 2017 ]
    Price, performance at 75" size screen. [ Steven  Nov 24, 2017 ]
    One of the best 4K HDR TVs available [ ANDREW  Nov 14, 2017 ]
    Reviews of the TV, sale price, and last piece of my new 4K Home system [ CRAIG W  Nov 12, 2017 ]
    Cost was right in line with features, and compared to the X850E, those features are worth the higher price. [ Frank  Oct 25, 2017 ]
    Best tv for price and features that's not oled [ Joel  Oct 20, 2017 ]
    The stellar reviews for the TV online and Crutchfield's great reputation. [ Jason  Oct 03, 2017 ]
    All reviews say that at the 75" size you want the processing power of the 900 series minimum, and the 2017 model year (E generation) has upgraded processing power also. I've owned Sonys for years and have always been happy. [ Randy  Sep 02, 2017 ]
    Good price [ Tyler  Aug 04, 2017 ]
    Sony quality [ L  Jul 22, 2017 ]
    On line reviews [ John  Jul 12, 2017 ]
    Review and forum discussions leaned toward this tv being a good balance between cost and picture quality. [ Timothy  Jun 18, 2017 ]
    best all around performance and low input lag for 75" screen [ John  Jun 17, 2017 ]
    Size, clarity, options [ Candy  Jun 14, 2017 ]
    I did a lot of research, and this TV was rated as the best mid-grade 75" display for 2017. I also viewed it in person, and the picture was very impressive. I also wanted to go with Sony due to their good build quality. [ Brian  May 17, 2017 ]

    2 questions already asked

    No but Dolby vision is just hype right now. Dolby vision is for 12bit color. HDR10 is 10 bit color. 12 bit color is for tv's that will come out in future years. That's why samsung and sony don't have it. As for the nits, I can barely look at 1000 nits. It's blindingly bright. Lg and vizio have Dolby vision for sales and marketing. They are still 10bit panels [ Stephen  Apr 04, 2018 ]
    I don't believe so and it doesn't seem that Sony will. The 2018 model is supposed to. [ Matthew  Apr 04, 2018 ]
    It doesn't look like it. Not natively anyway. Sony is supposedly rolling out a firmware upgrade to their A1, XE93, EX94 and ZD9 series TVs which are above the X900 series. Even then there have been roll out problems. Not sure if it will ever get to the X900s [ Bob  Apr 04, 2018 ]
    No, not as far as I know I'm 99 percent sure. But I dont see what the big deal with dolby vision is. [ CASEY  Apr 04, 2018 ]